December 6, 2012 AT 5:00 am

element14 and Ben Heck print in 3D with a Double Decker Printer project in new 3-part series #3dthursday

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If you haven’t seen Ben Heck‘s show or projects before, you are in for a treat. (Check out his previous 3D printer, the printrbotGO that melds together concepts from printrbot and his awesome briefcase 3D printer.)

From the press release for the new series:

element14’s “The Ben Heck Show” kicks off a 3-part episode series this week in which Ben designs a Double Decker 3D Printer, capable of printing identical 3D objects simultaneously.

Each week Ben will construct a different component of the 3D printer – the extruder, X-carriage, Y-carriage and Z-lift – assembling all the components to unveil the final project in the final episode of the three-part series.

Each segment will be available for viewing exclusively on element 14 on Friday – Nov. 30, Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 – prior to the official air dates on Monday.

Read more.


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